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Volume 9, issue 2
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 721–740, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-721-2016
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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 721–740, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-721-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 29 Feb 2016

Research article | 29 Feb 2016

Retrieval of near-surface sulfur dioxide (SO2) concentrations at a global scale using IASI satellite observations

Sophie Bauduin et al.

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The paper presents the development of a new retrieval scheme to infer near-surface sulfur dioxide (SO2) concentrations at a global scale from the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI). It demonstrates the capability of such an instrument to globally monitor anthropogenic SO2 pollution in the case of favourable geophysical conditions, especially high thermal contrast and low humidity.
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